By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 4/24/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Virgin Media CEO Mockridge departs; Tele2 earnings up, revenue down; Telia lands smart-meter deal; 5G live at Glastonbury.
By Jeff Baumgartner, Senior Editor, Light Reading, 4/23/2019
Pact fits with Verizon's decision to focus on the network and its ambitious 5G rollout and to avoid the expense and headache of building its own OTT-TV service.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 4/23/2019
Verizon's CEO fought back against concerns that the operator's mmWave 5G buildout isn't meeting expectations, but said that 'we all need to remind ourselves, this is not a coverage spectrum.'
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By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 4/23/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia gets virtual with 5G testing; Forsway lands 5G contract with European Space Agency; telematics-based car insurance in the fast lane.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 4/19/2019
Millimeter-wave spectrum, core to the US government's 5G strategy, doesn't seem to be generating the expected demand among providers. That's probably because it isn't performing like some had promised, at least not yet.
By Iain Morris, News Editor, 4/18/2019
Some German companies want to build their own 5G networks instead of relying on telcos. Good luck with that, says France's Orange.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 4/18/2019
The FCC this week said it plans to do... something... with a tiny chunk of mid-band spectrum. Ligado, which rose from the ashes of Philip Falcone's failed LightSquared, is hoping to get that spectrum and eventually use it for 5G.
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By Iain Morris, International Editor, 4/18/2019
French industrial groups say 5G will boost productivity and urge Orange to get moving on network rollout during a conference hosted by the French operator in Paris today.
By Robert Clark, 4/18/2019
Nokia's kit has displayed some problems in interoperability testing and in carrying heavy traffic loads, says local press report.
By Mike Dano, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies, 4/18/2019
The chances that Sprint and T-Mobile will receive approval for their merger proposal continue to dim. And that leads to the next obvious question: What will Sprint and T-Mobile do if they don't receive regulatory approval?
By Paul Rainford, Assistant Editor, Europe, 4/18/2019
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Huawei promises 'no backdoors' to Germany; ADVA advances in Q1; EU lawmakers back WiFi standard for connected cars.
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